Diabetes, an increase in blood glucose levels, is an emerging health problem especially in developing countries.

More than 94,000 people die of non communicable diseases (NCDs) in Ghana every year, a study by the Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA) has revealed.

Only 50% of adults in the age group 15-49 years are aware that they ail from the disease

Phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate (PIP3) generation at the plasma membrane is a key event during activation of receptor tyrosine kinases such as the insulin receptor required for normal growth and metabolism. The researchers report that in Drosophila, phosphatidylinositol 5 phosphate 4-kinase (PIP4K) is required to limit PIP3

Kampala — Many workers in health centre IIIs and IVs cannot diagnose or treat non-communicable diseases, a survey has indicated.

NEW DELHI: A drug used in India and abroad for over four years to control blood sugar has been found to also reduce kidney damage in diabetics by over 30% — a finding that could have huge impact on

Omuthiya — Non-communicable diseases are on the increase and remain one of the leading causes of death in the country, says the Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula.

A recent study has shown that long-term exposure to PM2.5, a major particle matter pollutant increases the risk of diabetes.

We need a model of agricultural growth that will value local good food production and not have to first "chemicalise" and then learn better

A global diabetes epidemic is fueling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a new

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